UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER OF SOUTHERN NEVADA Clinical Registrar Trauma - Internal Only in Las Vegas, Nevada


Maintains a system to monitor all patients diagnosed and/or treated at the hospital in a specialty area i.e. tumor, cancer, trauma. Provides critical information for specialty area program planning, administrative planning, and allocation of hospital resources. Collects, manages, and analyzes complete and accurate data on patients, and reports cases to the State Department of Health. Complies abstract on each patient based on a review of medical records, and reports from pathology, radiology, laboratory, and surgery, plus documentation of any and all treatments received by the patient.

Job Requirement:

Education/Experience: Equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree in Science, Biology, Nursing, Healthcare, Health Information Management or a closely related field and two (2) years professional level experience in performing abstracts, analyzing, and coding clinical data and health records in a trauma setting for research, quality assurance, and program planning.

Licensing/Certification Requirements: Certified Registrar in one or more of the following: Cancer, Tumor, Trauma or the ability to obtain certification within three (3) years from hire date. Failure to obtain and/or maintain certification will result in termination of employment.

(Trauma Registrar Certification - The ability to obtain certification requires two working years at full time status before taking the exam.)

Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements:

CURRENT TRAUMA REGISTRY EXPERIENCE Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements:

Knowledge of: Principles and practices of public administration; Federal, state and county laws and regulations related to the health care agency; anatomy, physiology, diagnostic examination, symptoms/characteristics/behavior of various malignancies and current methods of treatment; basic data sampling and statistical analysis techniques; databases and computer applications related to duties; project management and analytical techniques; coding systems; department and hospital safety practice and procedures; patient rights; age specific patient care practices; infection control policies and practices; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures.

Skill in: Abstract pertinent information without distortion; efficient decision making and problem solving skills, ability to interpret information, tactful, congenial, organized, patient and assertive; using computers and related software applications; communicating with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment.

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions: Mobility to work in a typical office setting and use standard office equipment, stamina to remain standing for long periods of time, vision to read printed materials and a VDT screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to occasionally lift and carry up to 25 pounds.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification.

Job Title: Clinical Registrar Trauma - Internal Only

Closing Date/Time: Fri. 10/28/16 5:00 PM Pacific Time

Salary: $22.47 - $34.83 Hourly

Job Type: Full Time

Location: 1800 West Charleston Blvd, Las Vegas, Nevada

Department: TRAUMA SVCS ADMIN - 8612

Exam Number: 16-14163